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09 Nov 2018

Payment for Uzbekistan Airways' air tickets by MasterCard

The existing methods of paying online for the flights of Uzbekistan Airways through the airline's website were supplemented by the option to pay through the MasterCard payment system. Previously, this feature was only available through the UzCard and VISA payment systems. You can purchase the tickets of Uzbekistan Airways via the site www.uzairways.com. In addition, there is an option to pre-select and book the seats in the aircraft cabins of the airline online, which is available on both paid and free basis.  

16 Jul 2019

Uzbekistan Airways starts operating its regular flights to Tbilisi

On July 16, 2019, Uzbekistan Airways launched its regular direct flights to the capital of sunny Georgia, the city of Tbilisi. Georgian Ambassador to Uzbekistan Zurab Abdushelishvili, Head of the National Tourism Administration of Georgia Mariam Kvrivishvili, heads of other ministries and departments, experts of the Uzbekistan Airways representative office in Tbilisi, employees of the airport, representatives of local media and the public solemnly greeted passengers at the international airport in Tbilisi. At the meeting, the participants noted that regular flights en route Uzbekistan – Georgia will contribute to strengthen friendly relations and expand cooperation between the two states, including tourist contacts.
16 Jul 2019

Uzbekistan Airways begins operating its flights to Southeast Asia on former air routes

Uzbekistan Airways has halved the flight time on its routes to Southeast Asia due to the opening of Pakistan’s airspace for commercial traffic. Note that after the closure of the airspace over Pakistan, Uzbekistan Airways flew bypassing the territory of this state, and therefore the flight time for its aircraft was increased. For example, if the flight time bypassing the Tashkent – Delhi route was 04:55 h, Delhi – Tashkent – 05:30 h, now this flight arrives from Tashkent to Delhi in 02:50 h., From Delhi international airport (named after Indira Gandhi) to Tashkent International Airport (named after Islam Karimov) the flight time is 2 hours and 30 minutes. Flight time has also decreased on flights on the following air routes: Tashkent – Bangkok – Tashkent, Tashkent – Amritsar – Tashkent, Tashkent – Kuala Lumpur – Tashkent, Tashkent – Jakarta – Tashkent and Tashkent – Mumbai – Tashkent.
19 Jul 2019

«Uzbekistan Airways Technics» has mastered a new complex type of aircraft maintenance

Specialists of Uzbekistan Airways Technics (UAT) national air company «Uzbekiston Havo Yollari» for the first time performed complex repairs on Boeing 757-200 airliner of "SCAT" airline (Kazakhstan) - a long-term and reliable partner of Tashkent repair company. Since the beginning of this year, UAT has undergone regular maintenance and repair of two Kazakhstani air carrier's aircraft. One of the aircrafts, along with a heavy form of maintenance - C-chek - for the first time together with specialists of Boeing Corporation implemented a project to repair the tail part of the fuselage. This type of repair is considered to be a complex operation, as poor quality repair of the damaged hull may cause later structural destruction of the aircraft during repeated pressure drop cycles. As this type of work has not been carried out by UAT specialists before, the project implementation was divided into two stages. In the first stage, which involved thorough preparation, the necessary documentation and technologies were studied and developed, drawings, special equipment and parts were made and adjusted. In turn, each stage of preliminary works was sent for consideration and agreed with Boeing specialists. During the second stage, a round-the-clock repair facility was set up in the hangar of the repair facility to repair the damage together with representatives of Boeing who arrived in Tashkent. Taking into account the complexity of the repair, UAT and Boeing specialists are unanimous that careful preliminary preparation and coordination of actions, regardless of the scope of work, were positive factors that contributed to the execution of works in the shortest possible time and at the proper level. In the course of the primary defection of the second Boeing 757-200 aircraft by SCAT, numerous corrosion damage to the underground fuselage of the rear luggage compartment was detected. As a result, a decision was made to remove the lower part of the rods on a mass scale using specially manufactured equipment to repair the damage to the tail part of the fuselage of the aircraft. Since the regulation provides for the alternate removal of each unit of the rods only after the completion of the full cycle of repair of the previously removed profiled part and its installation or replacement, these works are lengthy and time-consuming. In order to regulate and check the results during the whole period of works the detailed assessment of reliability by non-destructive control methods was carried out. The great interest of UAT specialists, caused by the development of a new type of repair and a large amount of work on removal of corrosion products, as well as the possibility of continuing cooperation with a long-term and reliable partner, has served as a stimulus and catalyst in the performance of works at a high level, once again confirming not only the capabilities of production facilities of the airline, but also the qualified training of engineering staff.
10 Jul 2019

Uzbekistan Airways to resumes flights from Tashkent to Karshi

From July 24, 2019 Uzbekistan Airways resumes flights on the route Tashkent-Karshi-Tashkent.  Regular flights on the route Tashkent-Karshi-Tashkent will be carried out twice a week, mid-day and Saturday, on comfortable aircrafts according to the following schedule: on Saturdays: HY 77 Tashkent 04:10 - Karshi 05:10 HY 78 Karshi 03:25 - Tashkent 04:25 on Wednesdays (through Navoi): HY 47 Tashkent 07:10 - Navoi 05:10 HY 47 Navoi 08:40 - Karshi 09:30 HY 48 Karshi 10:10 - Tashkent 11:10
09 Jul 2019

Uzbekistan Airways to resume flights from Karshi to Moscow

From July 26, 2019 National airline of Uzbekistan resumes flights on the route Karshi-Moscow (Vnukovo)-Karshi. Regular flights on this route will be operated once a week on Fridays (with transition to Saturday) by A320 aircraft according to the following schedule (TIME  LOCAL): HY 623 Karshi 06:10 - Moscow 08:25 HY 624 Moscow 20:25 - Karshi 02:25
01 Jul 2019

"Uzbekistan Airways" held talks with representatives of Boeing Company

On the eve of the arrival of the fifth Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner of the National Airline of Uzbekistan in Seattle, Director General of Uzbekistan Airways Bakhtiyor Khakimov met with the Vice President for Commercial Sales and Marketing  for The Boeing Company Ihssane Mounir, responsible for the sales and marketing of commercial airplanes and related services to airlines and leasing customers around the world. During the meeting the issues of further cooperation were discussed. It should be noted that Uzbekistan Airways and Boeing have been closely cooperating for over 20 years in the supply, operation and maintenance of modern passenger aircraft. The companies jointly manage a shop for repairing composite components of aircraft at Uzbekistan Airways Technics. In February 2019, NAC and Boeing signed another agreement under which the U.S. company will provide more efficient maintenance and support to the fleet of Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft of Uzbekistan's national air carrier. Also, the companies signed an agreement on providing Boeing with digital service solutions to improve operational efficiency by providing accurate and reliable air navigation information.
02 Jul 2019

Uzbekistan Airways received the fifth aircraft Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

Today, on July 2, 2019, at 18:35, the fifth Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner of the National Airline of Uzbekistan landed at the “Tashkent” International Airport named after I.Karimov. The new airliner was greeted in the capital's airport with the participation of the management and employees of the Uzbekistan Airways, representatives of the public and the mass media. The non-stop flight from Seattle to Tashkent of about 12 hours was a success. The new aircraft was piloted by the crew of the National Airline of Uzbekistan: pilot-inspector of the Flight Complex of the NAC Joseph Zak and Boeing 787 commander Malik Akhmedov. Before arriving in Tashkent, the aircraft passed flight and ground tests at the Boeing airfield in Everett. The fifth Dreamliner of the  NAC was received at the manufacturer's plant by  the  Deputy Director General of the NAC Gennady Kharlap, Deputy Directors of aviation enterprise “Uzbekistan Airways Technics” Andrey Margachev and Valeriy Kosov. During the test flights, all the mechanisms of the airliner were checked and the necessary procedures were worked out.   The new aircraft, which received the registration number UK78705, has installed GEnx-1B turbofan jet engines of GE Aviation company, which provide low noise level, minimum CO2 emissions and better fuel efficiency. It is the fourth board of the airline to have a satellite communications station for broadband Internet access during the flight. Panasonic Avionics Corporation is a provider of on-board communications and In flight Entertainment and Connectivity, as well as the A320neo of the NAC and previous Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners. The new aircraft was also acquired as part of an investment project to upgrade and expand NAC's aircraft fleet with modern aircraft technology to ensure competitiveness and flight safety, and is designed to carry 246 passengers (24 in business class and 222 in economy class). The new aircraft will be used for flights to Frankfurt and Beijing. Spacious saloon, comfortable and wide armchairs, new floor covering, lighting and noise insulation, personal touch screen HD-screens for using entertainment programs, Wi-fi for Internet access, will undoubtedly provide the passengers of  "Uzbekistan Airways" with maximum comfort and exciting pastime in flight. It should be noted that the National Airline of Uzbekistan became the first customer of Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner in Central Asia. At present, this type of airliner is used for flights to Europe, Asia, America, from Alaska to New Zealand.  In 2020, in accordance with the development plans of Uzbekistan Airways, the fleet will have six airliners of this type and will become the leading operator of such aircraft in the CIS.
28 Jun 2019

Uzbekistan Airways Discusses Tourism Development Issues with National Tour Operators

A meeting of the heads of the National Airline "Uzbekistan Airways" and the State Committee for Tourism Development of Uzbekistan with the leading tourist companies of our country was held in the NAC Directorate. The purpose of this event was to discuss topical aspects of the development of tourism industry of the country. The participants of the event considered the issues of development of inbound and domestic tourism, increasing the frequency of flights and opening direct flights in the tourist season to resort towns, creating favorable conditions for foreign tourists arriving in the country, as well as for citizens of the country, etc. Tourist companies voiced a number of proposals to improve the quality of tourism services offered, which will help attract foreign tourists to Uzbekistan and develop domestic tourism. It was also noted at the meeting that in order to further effectively promote the national tourism potential of our country in the domestic and foreign markets, Uzbekistan Airways  will continue to work on implementing projects aimed at ensuring the development of tourism, popularizing the Uzbek tourism destination abroad and attracting a large number of foreign tourists to the country. The event was attended by First Deputy Director General of NAC "Uzbekistan Airways"  U.Husanov and First Deputy Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development U.Kasimkhodjaev.
12 Jun 2019

Excursion into the world of aviation

Within the framework of the celebration of the Youth Day of Uzbekistan, specialists of the Department of Social Policy of the Personnel Department of the NAC Directorate organized an excursion for the pupils of the Auxiliary Children's Home No.30 to the subdivisions of the National Airline Uzbekistan Airways. Young romantics of the sky began their fascinating journey from the history museum of Uzbekistan Airways Technics airline company, where specialists of the shop of linear maintenance of the center of Western aircraft AP "UAT" told about the origins of the establishment and years of formation of the airline company. Then thechildren were invited to the repair hangar. Here they boarded the aircraft, were introduced to the structure and technical capabilities of the airliner. The excursion continued with acquaintance with bustling work of the capital airport. The children visited the terminals of domestic and international airlines. They watched how the passengers check in, check in their luggage, go through the inspection zones, in short, watched all the production processes, thanks to which the airport is constantly functioning. The next step was a visit to the Catering enterprise, which prepares meals for the flight. A festive table organized by Catering specialists was waiting for them here. Kids were able to taste dishes offered to passengers during the flight, they said, everything was very tasty! During the whole tour the young romantics were accompanied by the representatives of the Youth Union, Press Service of  the NAC, the regime and aviation security service of the AP "UAT", the special transport service of the capital's air harbor. The tour was completed with gifts. The management of the National Airline and the trade union committee presented the children with airplane models and colorful books. Catering specialists also presented their gifts. A fascinating journey left the children with the most vivid and unforgettable impressions.
11 Jun 2019

National airline of Uzbekistan presented its services at SITIF 2019

The 34th Seoul International Tourism Industry Fair (SITIF) was held in Seoul from 6 to 9 June. Uzbekistan Airways presented its capabilities in the field of air travel and tourism potential of the country at the National stand of Uzbekistan in cooperation with the State Committee for Tourism Development and travel companies of the Republic of Meridian travel, Zukhro travel, Orient Mice. The Embassy of Uzbekistan in the Republic of  Korea took an active part in the organization of a single stand of our country along with the NAC and the above mentioned organizations and companies. Within the framework of the fair, colorful presentations of tourist and investment potential of Uzbekistan were held for local and foreign participants. In addition, during the stay of the Uzbek delegation in Seoul, a meeting was held with our compatriots living in the Republic of Korea. It should be noted that SITIF is one of the largest international tourism exhibitions in the Asian region, which annually gathers more than 500 participating companies from more than 55 countries, including representatives of international airlines, national and regional tourism councils, regional tourism administrations, travel agencies, major hotel complexes, resorts, etc. Participation of Uzbekistan Airways and tourist organizations of our republic in this exhibition became an excellent opportunity to promote the services of the airline and the tourist potential of Uzbekistan in the region and in the international tourism market in general.

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